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28 The Bay Hill Timaru, Timaru 8601, New Zealand
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Seabreeze Motel
Ranked #12 of 18 Hotels in Timaru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

No wardrobes,pink kitchen cupboards, 1960s brown Lino,smells,dirty old lounge suite,mould on wall. Sorry but this disgusting, owner needs to smartin up in appearance,not inviting,just like the rooms all a bit tired.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Booked for one night but ended up staying two. Lovely view from upstairs unit. A bit dated but lovely and comfortable, clean and with kitchen. Easy walk to shops, cafes, restaurants, beach etc. Great value for money.

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South Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed on one night in a downstairs unit. Unit was very clean and tidy. A little dated but we were not worried especially at the good price for two people and especially in Timaru. Great location just leave your car in the car park and walk to town centre or down into Caroline Bay. For the more mature there... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

A popular and handy location, only a short walk to the main street. Booking in was not a problem using their freephone. We asked for a quiet room away from the railway line. As it turned out, our spacious room on the upper level had a great view over Caroline Bay. There is sufficient car parking on the premises. The... More

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Sydney, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

The location is great as far as Timaru goes, but this place is out of the 70s! Maybe even earlier. Sometimes vintage can be quirky if done right, but this is NOT done right! The beds (thank heavens) are the only things in this place that have been changed in 40 odd years. The smell of our room was quite... More

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Ashburton, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We had a family unit for two nights stay. The views were fantastic, location great and ideal for walking to the beach, playground etc for ourselves and 2 little granddaughters. The rooms were large and beds very comfortable. Be prepared to hear the occasional train during the night! Unit was clean, although a little 'tired' (in need of a little... More

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edmonton, alberta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We needed a couple of reasonably priced rooms and checked in at The Seabreeze. The owner was helpful, we had a very spacious room looking out over the sea with a full kitchen. There are fancier places to stay, but we were very happy with the value for dollar at the Seabreeze at a rate of $95 a night. There... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

walking distance into town centre.There are four restaurants alongside the motel.We ate at Little India,my wifes first Indian food.She'll return for more.Our upstairs room was very spacious with comfortable bed,lounge suite,table and chairs,large tv with sky,full kitchen, smallish bathroom .Good value,$95 p n midweek.Would stay again if stopping in Timaru.

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York, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

An old fashioned motel close to the city centre. Nice views from the front rooms but the building is in poorish shape and surrounded by derelict neighbours. We had a large room facing the sea with a full kitchen, passably well equipped. Double bed was not the best and the chairs / settee worn and torn. No food shops within... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

We booked two studios for the inlaws and my partner and i. Our room had a double bed and two singles and was very spacious. We were overly surprised for the price. Unfortunately we were awoken by teenagers parked on the other side of the road with loud music from there cars and driving fast around this area. Other than... More

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Address: 28 The Bay Hill Timaru, Timaru 8601, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Number of rooms: 12

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